REALIZE
And the point is..?
What does your app or site do and why do you need it to do it? What doesn't it do and why not? Clearly describe the answers to these two questions, you're ready for development.
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DESIGN
You-eye-you-ex!
Great design is a balance between data, interface, and experience. Create a powerful app that needs no instructions and you have a winner every time.
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CODE
Build; !(Rebuild)
Code should always be targeted for expansion. Separating your objects from your logic and your logic from your interface IS the basis of cost and time savings.
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ANALYZE
The Web: A Living, Breathing Entity.
Analysing your app is an ongoing process of bug-bashing, expansion, streamlining, and NOT fixing what's NOT broken.
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This month we start our series with brief overviews of the concepts behind what connects us to The NET and where information comes from and goes to. We’ll discuss things like what a Host is, what an ISP does, what a Server is, how a Router works, and much more…

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The Languages of Web Development (Simplified) Part 3

In parts one and two, we've covered a few of the primary web languages: PHP, SQL, HTML, and CSS. Let's get into a few of the more advanced languages. Explanations of these will be brief as some of the concepts here are difficult to grasp until you are actually developing and need them.

XML is the language that HTML is based on. It is structure, structure, structure when it comes to data! XML quite simply defines ownership, relationship, and type for data...

The Languages of Web Development (Simplified) Part 2

In part one, we were talking about internet languages and we managed to pull some data using PHP and SQL from a database about some purchases that we made on our debit card. We then took that data and structured it using HTML giving us a simple table that looks like it got the raw end of the ugly stick. I'll redraw the table so we can remember what it looked like.

Cover your eyes...

The Languages of Web Development (Simplified) Part 1

So many of the conversations that I have with non-developers about development eventually lead to some explanation of the languages and frameworks that I use to build a site or application. It becomes necessary, then, to explain the specific roles that each language performs, why they do what they do, and why the do not do what the other languages do.

In the interest of good relations, here are some (very) simple examples and explanations of a few of the languages, what they do and why they do it...